Update to July 4, article “Thieves arrested During Stake out”
On July 1, 2011 the Levy County Sheriff’s Office conducted a stake-out on some farm equipment that had been reported stolen by Mr. Freddie Bell of Williston. The property was found at another location and appeared to be poised to use in some additional criminal activity.

With this in mind Captain Scott Anderson and Lt. Duane Dyskstra of the Levy County Sheriff’s Office conducted surveillance on the equipment. The criminals did indeed return to the scene of the crime and were subsequently arrested. One of those arrested were Fredrick Arthur Mills Jr. w/m dob 8/2/76. Mills was convicted and sentenced to 15 years on October 5, 2011 in Bronson FL on 5 felonies and 2 misdemeanors. The second defendant involved in this case Wayne Joseph Drake w/m dob 6/22/66 is till awaiting trial.